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Italy, 1482
MS M.893 fol. 236r

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Thomas Aquinas, nimbed, wearing habit of Dominican friar, holding model of church extended in right hand, and book in left hand, stands before opening in wall, on top of which are two vases, and beneath lintel supported by two columns. Behind figure is landscape of hills with trees.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament. Within border, medallions enclosing heads of men, one tonsured, two wearing hat, two bearded.

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